To enable learners to improve their reading comprehension skills by following reading for gist and reading for fuller comprehension strategies
To strengthen the learners' speaking ability through a giving opinion task
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
Say "hello" in 3 languages Ask Ss to answer the questions in pairs: 1. How many languages they can speak? 2. How did they learn them? 3. Are you interested in learning a newer language? Which language and Why?
Play the video clip Elicit the following vocabularies through the clip (following MPF): 1. multilingual 2. fluent 3. barrier Refer Ss to the picture of the text and ask if they know the languages Play the audio and encourage them to write the names of the countries next to numbers
Part A) Ask students to read the text quickly and choose the best topic for the text ICQs: 1. Are you going to do it in pairs? No 2. Are you going to write the answers? No 3. How much time have you got for this activity? 3 mins Feedback Pair-check Ask them to justify their answers briefly Part B) Ask students to read the text for the second time as fast as the previous time and answer questions of handout 2 ICQs: 1. How many questions should you answer? (7) 2. How many countries can you write in your answers? one or more 3. Are you going to read it quickly? yes Demo the first part Feedback in pairs Refer Ss to the back of their handout for further checking
Instructions Here are 6 True/False questions Read the text more CAREFULLY and answer the questions You have 10 minutes ICQs Monitor Ss while they are reading and help them with the meaning of new phrases if necessary Feedback Ss pair check their answers Ss come to board and do right/left jumping for getting feedback in a fun way Ss need to justify their answers to with reference to the text and to clear up any confusion
Ss mingle and do a class survey Ss report back their findings to the whole class